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Reef Safe Sunscreen: Our Guide to Ocean-Friendly Sun Protection

Concern about the impact of sunscreen on coral reefs has been growing since 2008 when the first study was published showing a direct link between coral mortality and ingredients found in sunscreens, especially in areas with high levels of tourism. The scale of the problem is significant. Scientists estimate that between 6,000 and 14,000 tons of sunscreen...read more

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